Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines, Monday 24th December 2018

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines, Monday 24th December 2018

All-Share Rises 0.33% as Market Pares Losses to End Four-Week Decline
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Goddy Egene It was a positive performance for the Nigerian equities market last week after four weeks of decline as increased buying interest in bellwethers lifted the market. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Indexrose 0.33 per cent to close at 30,773.64, while market capitalisation rose by same margin to be at N11.241 trillion. []The post All-Share Rises 0.33% as Market Pares Losses to End Four-Week Decline appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Zenith, Access, GTB, FBN Battle for the Crown of Nigerian Banking
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
UBA under pressure By Kunle Aderinokun Suddenly it is talk of consolidation all over again in the banking sector. The ongoing business combination between Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc is clearly firing change as the big four race to control the crown jewel of the Nigerian banking sector and heighten fierce competition in []The post Zenith, Access, GTB, FBN Battle for the Crown of Nigerian Banking appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Atiku Picks Holes in 2019 Budget, Says Document Flawed
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Promises to review subsidy regime By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday picked holes in the 2019 financial estimates presented to the National Assembly last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it was flawed and incapable of enhancing the development of the country. The []The post Atiku Picks Holes in 2019 Budget, Says Document Flawed appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Army Has Degraded Boko Haram, Insists Buratai, Says War Now on ISWAP
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Praises media, urges more support for military By Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The Nigerian Army has degraded Boko Haram, the Nigerian terror group, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, insisted at the weekend, explaining that the recent sporadic attacks on military locations in the North-east of the country were the handiwork of []The post Army Has Degraded Boko Haram, Insists Buratai, Says War Now on ISWAP appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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PDP Accuses APC of Hawking 2023 Presidency
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Rejects tenure extension for IG Idris By Nseobong Okon-Ekong in Lagos and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidency of insincerity by promising both the South-east and South-west 2023 presidency in exchange for votes in 2019, dismissing it as a desperate bid to []The post PDP Accuses APC of Hawking 2023 Presidency appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Foreign Portfolio Investments Drop by N94bn in Q3
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Obinna Chima Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) withdrew more than N94.4 billion between July and September 2018 from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), THISDAY has learnt. THISDAY, however, gathered that the amount may rise further following last week’s decision by the United States Federal Reserve to once more hike interest rates despite calls by President []The post Foreign Portfolio Investments Drop by N94bn in Q3 appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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FG to Install CAT-3 Landing System at Abuja, Lagos Airports
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The federal government has hinted that Category 3 (CAT-3) Landing System, a landing system at zero visibility level by airplanes, will be installed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA), and Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos by January 2019. The Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency []The post FG to Install CAT-3 Landing System at Abuja, Lagos Airports appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Atiku: $1bn Fuel ‘Subsidy’ in 2019 Budget is Buhari’s Campaign Slush Fund
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Berates NNPC for abuse offinancial procedures By Segun James The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has come down hard on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over what he described as huge abuse of financial procedures in the running of the state oil company, alleging that the $1 billion []The post Atiku: $1bn Fuel ‘Subsidy’ in 2019 Budget is Buhari’s Campaign Slush Fund appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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FG Hikes Cost of Expatriates’ Residence Permit Card
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Hamid Adedeji The federal government has hiked the cost of the Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card(CERPAC) otherwise known asGreen cards to $2,000, shocking foreign residents who wished to obtain the document. The new price was effected last week without warning by the Ministry of Interior, a development that reportedly caught many foreigners []The post FG Hikes Cost of Expatriates’ Residence Permit Card appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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APC to Begin Intensive Campaign January
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Onyebuchi Ezigboin AbujaThe All Progressives Congress (APC) has finalised arrangements to embark on one-month intensive national campaign to woo the electorate for the…
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FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange Admits N13.5bn Union Bank Bonds
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
By Goddy Egene The FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange last week admitted the N13.50 billion Union Bank of Nigeria Plc Bonds on its platform. The bonds comprise the Union Bank of Nigeria Plc N7.19 billion Series 1 and N6.31 billion Series 2 Senior Unsecured Fixed Rate Bonds under its N100.00 billion Debt Issuance Programme on its []The post FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange Admits N13.5bn Union Bank Bonds appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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